In Query of Plavac Mali, the relative of Zinfandel
Did you know that Zinfandel originates from Croatia? Did you know that Zinfandel and Croatian Crljenak are the relatives? Did you know that one of the most acknowledged Napa Valley winemakers, Mr Mike Grgich is Croatian and has a family cellar on peninsula of Peljesac? We will be happy to show you his and few other cellars on a tour of Peljesac wine roads.
This 4 day itinerary takes you to Peljesac peninsula known as a homeland of premium red wines in Croatia and indigenous variety Plavac Mali. Our journey starts in Dubrovnik, UNESCO word heritage site, a pearl of Mediterranean and Adriatic and ends up in Split, the town with another UNESCO listed monument, the Roman palace of the emperor Diocletian.
Accommodation is offered in villas and boutique hotels on the bases of breakfast while other meals are organised in taverns, restaurants and farm households, with focus on local and seasonal ingredients.
Guests will be fully escorted by the organiser of gourmet tour who will provide a certificated English speaking guide for sightseeing tours.
Arrival to Dubrovnik
Sightseeing tour of Dubrovnik
Departure to Peljesac peninsula
Lunch in Ston, famous for oysters breeding farm and Roman salt pools
Wine tasting at the cellar
Wine tour follows the Napoleon road.
Dinner in local tavern
Visit 3 wine cellars, different in style and capacity
Aperitive in Orebic, a charming town with old houses on a waterfront
Embarking to the evening ferry to island of Korcula
Sightseeing tour of the town of Korcula,
Wine tasting of local wines.
In the afternoon departure to Split